Aerospace Career Academy

The Aerospace Career Academy program provides high school students with a dual enrollment model to introduce them to careers in aviation or aerospace.

Program at a glance:

  • FREE college credits
  • Students are enrolled in ERAU
    • Transcript transferable to any college or university
  • ERAU embedded into high school
  • Taught on high school schedules
  • Possibility of 10 courses (30 credits) in 4 years.  Nearly $40,000 in potential tuition savings

ERAU offers 60+ degree programs through their three main campuses: Daytona Beach, Prescott, and Worldwide.   Students can choose careers to include:

  • Aeronautics
  • Engineering – Aerospace, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Software and Computer
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Homeland Security
  • Cyber Intelligence and Security
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Wildlife Science
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Meteorology
  • Safety
  • Commercial Space Operations
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Visit ERAU’s website at to learn more!

Did you know?

  • Embry-Riddle’s aerospace engineering program is the largest in the nation, three times the size of the next largest program.
  • U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Embry-Riddle’s undergraduate aerospace engineering program No. 1 in the nation.
  • Embry-Riddle’s undergraduate aeronautical science (professional pilot) program is the largest in the nation; it is as large as the other top 10 U.S. collegiate flight programs combined.
  • Embry-Riddle’s two Air Force ROTC detachments form the largest university-based Air Force commissioning source in the nation.
  • Embry-Riddle’s Air Force ROTC detachments also produce more commissioned officers and more pilots and other rated officers for the Air Force than any other institution in the nation except the Air Force Academy.
  • The major airlines hire more alumni from Embry-Riddle than from any other collegiate aviation program.
  • Embry-Riddle is the nation’s largest supplier of air traffic controllers with bachelor degrees to the FAA.

Our Aerospace Career Academy is growing at Sunlake High School.  Come and be a part of this exciting opportunity.  We are heavily recruiting for young women to enroll in our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related courses and earn free college credits!